How Sad: 26-Year-Old Federalist Reporter and OANN Contributor Bre Payton Dies After Being Hospitalized with Swine Flu
Federalist reporter Bre Payton passed away this morning in San Diego.
She was only 26-years-old.
Bre was a frequent guest on OANN and FOX Business Network.
— Claremont Institute (@ClaremontInst) December 28, 2018
Bre Payton passed away from a sudden illness. Bre is one of the kindest, most thoughtful souls I've ever encountered. She made a positive impact on every person she met, her smile, her love of LIFE, God, & passion for news was contagious. SHE WILL be missed! Pray for her family. pic.twitter.com/fPjifm65QS
— Stephanie Hamill (@STEPHMHAMILL) December 28, 2018
Very sad news … Bre Payton, Staff Writer for The Federalist, Dies at 26 https://t.co/ycWu5r8wAp
— Joel B. Pollak (@joelpollak) December 28, 2018
You see a tweet like this from Bre Payton written just two days ago & your heart breaks. She's clearly a person enjoying life, her budding career and had everything ahead of her at age 26. She passed away suddenly after being diagnosed w/H1N1 flu, commonly known as swine flu. RIP https://t.co/LdhSwKiNpD
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) December 28, 2018
The Daily Mail reported:
A 26-year-old political journalist has died one day after she was found unconscious and barely breathing at her apartment in Southern California and placed into a medically-induced coma.
Bre Payton, a staff writer for right-wing news website The Federalist and a frequent TV commentator, was admitted into the ICU at a hospital in San Diego on Thursday morning.
After hours of tests doctors determined she was suffering from the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, as well as possible meningitis…
…News of her hospitalization broke Friday morning. Just before noon Pacific, Federalist publisher Ben Domenech confirmed on Twitter that she had died.